Total academic staff includes staff whose nationality has been coded 'not known'.
Staff of indeterminate gender, plus those whose gender is not known, are included in total figures but not in separate breakdowns.
Total staff includes staff whose ethnicity has been coded 'not known' or 'information refused'.
Total staff includes staff whose disability status has been coded 'no known disability' or 'question not answered'.
Average age or percentage of age are calculated only for staff with known age. Average age is calculated on actual age, as opposed to age groups.
The list of institutions in the HESA products for 2011/12 has changed:
The following institution has changed its name in the HESA products for 2011/12:
University of London is a confederal organisation. The colleges of the
university, shown separately in the HESA reference volumes, are:
Due to the particular nature of the structure of the University of the Highlands and Islands, the majority of teaching and research activities are carried out by constituent partners. These staff are not returned in the Staff record.
The University of Oxford has a significant increase (245 in 2010/11 to 830 in 2011/12) in the number of academic staff who have been classified as a 'Professor'. This is not an actual increase, but a change in how professors have been identified at the University of Oxford. This change should bring them more in line with the rest of the sector.
Leeds College of Art joined the HE sector and Leeds College of Music left the HE sector, therefore it is not appropriate to calculate starters and leavers data for these institutions.
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